Cristian Chironi was born in Sardinia. Lives and works in different places in the world.

He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna. He Uses different languages, including, performance, photography, video, drawing, often creating a sort of interaction among them. He worked on site specific performances and installations, always looking for the interaction with the context, be it human (public) and environmental (space). His research aims to relate  image and  imagination, fact and fiction, memory and modernity, conflict and integration, material and immaterial.

He has exhibited in different spaces for the arts both in Italy and abroad.

Among his solo exhibitions: Una maqueta con jirafas Casa Victoria Ocampo Bienalsur – Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporanéo de América del Sur Buenos Aires; Polycrhomy Marsèlleria permanent exhibition Milan; I’m back Museo Nivola Orani; My house is a Le Corbusier (Pierre Jeanneret Museum Chandigarh; Casa Curutchet La Plata; Appartement 50 – Unité d’Habitation Marseille; Studio-Apartment by Le Corbusier Paris; Padiglione Esprit Nouveau Bologna); Lo stato delle cose 16a Quadriennale Rome; The Cave Cartca/Musei Civici Cagliari; Broken English MAN Museo d’Arte Nuoro; Cutter Musée historique et des porcelaines Nyon; CROSS OVER Foundation Biagiotti Art Project Florence; DK Art Fall 09 PAC Ferrara.

Among his group exhibitions: Chi Utopia mangia le mele Soprintendenza archeologia, belle arti e paesaggio Verona; Casa Italia PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics South Korea; Falsa Tormenta Casa Wabi Puerto Escondido; RADIEUSE capitolo 98 Istituto Italiano di Cultura Bruxelles; Back to the land Studio La Città Verona; Ibidem Fondazione Furlan Pordenone; corpo.gesto.postura Oval Lingotto Artissima TurinVX30 Chaotic Passion Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Villa Croce Genova; Lié (ou non) à un emplacement en particulier Kunstmuseum Thun; Embodied Resilience Italian Embassy Berlin; Moroso Concept for Contemporary Art Villa Manin; Le leggi dell’ospitalità P420 Gallery; Untitled (As of Yet) Flux Factory New York; Chinese Whispers Cura.Basement Rome; Lontano da dove Macro Pelanda Rome; Versus Velan Center for Contemporary Art Turin; A History Out of Context The Promenade Gallery Vlorë; Volume Collection Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka; Community – La ritualità collettiva prima e dopo il web Marca – Museo delle Arti di Catanzaro; Spectator is a worker Tina-B Contemporary Art Prague; City Limits – Close your eyes and dream Tongji University Expo 2010 Shanghai; International Festival for Arts and Media Yokohama 2009/CREAM Tokyo University of the Arts Competition Yokohama; Serrone – Biennale Giovani Artisti 09 Villa Reale Monza; To Bring International Videos To Istanbul Akbank Sanat and Istanbul Bilgi University Istanbul; New Italian Epic Brown Project Space Milan; Worldmaking neon> campo base Bologna; Soft Cell: dinamiche nello spazio in Italia and videoReport Italia GC.AC. Monfalcone; Back to the present Appetite Gallery Buenos Aires; Rereading the Image – Photography as storage of meaning (Italy 1970-2009) Prague Biennal Art 4; ad’a. area d’axionne Musei CiviciImola; SS9 – Strade BluArte Galleria d’arte comunale Imola Imola; Lo sguardo altrove Luciano Inga-Pin Gallery Contemporary Art Milan; Casa dolce casa MAN Museo d’Arte Nuoro.

He has participated in festivals and exhibitions devoted to performance including: FOG Triennale Milano Performing Arts; CND – Centre National de la Dance Pantin; Santarcangelo Festival Internazionale del teatro in piazza Santarcangelo di Romagna; Fondation Suisse Paris; Sunny Side UpNetwerk Aalst; Performance Voyage 4 MUU Gallery Helsinki; LE FAR° Festival des arts vivants Nyon; Burning Ice Kaai Studio’s Brussel; CORPUS.Arte in azione Museo Madre Napoli; Le soirées nomades de la Fondation Cartier Paris; F.I.S.Co.10 International Festival on Contemporary Show Bologna; Contemporanea 2010 Prato; Performances Arles; Les urbaines – Festival des créations émergentes Lausanne; Trama Fundacao Serralves Porto; Carta Bianca Espace Malraux Chambéry de la Savoie; Premio Internazionale della Performance Trento; Mirfestival Atene; transACTION Munchen; Uovo performing arts festival Milan; Plateaux Festival Frankfurt; Oltrarno Atelier Festival Cango Florence; RED Reggio Emilia; Xing Raum Bologna.

Among the grants: Grants for young researchers and Visual Artists Fondation Le Corbusier Paris.

Among the residences: Casa Vicotria Ocampo Buenos Aires; Pierre Jeanneret Museum Chandigarh; Pierre Jeanneret Museum Chandigarh; Casa Wabi Puerto Escondido; Casa Curutchet La Plata; Cartec-Cava Arte Contemporanea Musei Civici Cagliari; Appartement 50 – Unité d’habitation Marseille; Santarcangelo Festival Internazionale del teatro in piazza Santarcangelo di Romagna; Studio-Apartment by Le Corbusier Paris; Padiglione Esprit Nouveau Bologna; Civitella Ranieri Foundation Umbertide; Dolomiti Contemporanee Belluno.

Among the conferences: Milano Arch week Triennale Milano; Università IUAV Venice; Museo Nivola Orani; International Cultural Center New Delhi; 16a Quadriennale Palazzo delle Esposizioni Rome; Facultad de Arquiectura y Urbanismo Universidad Nacional de La Plata; Laboratorio del dubbio Turin; Le Murate. Progetti Arte Contemporanea Florence; Gibney Dance New York; CRAC Alsace Altkirch; MAN Museo d’Arte Nuoro; Fotografia Italiana Reggio Emilia; Università Verona; Accademia di Belle Arti Bologna; Brera; Bergamo; Sassari.

Among the collections: Pierre Jeanneret Museum Chandigarh; MAN Museo d’Arte Nuoro. Pemanent: Piazza della Costituzione Bologna.

Among the books: Broken English/My house is a Le Corbusier published by NERO. I’m Back published by Postmedia Books.